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Prof Seeram Ramakrishna

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna

FREng, Director of Centre for Nanofibers & Nanotechnology, National University of Singapore

Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng, leads the Circular Economy taskforce at the National University of Singapore (NUS) with members from ASTAR, Singapore.

He is a member of World Economic Forum’s Technology and Innovation for the Future of Production committee. He co-chairs the Smart Manufacturing Expert Group at SPRING, Singapore. He chairs the Future of Manufacturing technical committee at the Institution of Engineers Singapore. He is a Highly Cited Researcher in the world (Clarivate Analytics). Thomson Reuters recognized him among the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds. He is an elected Fellow of major professional societies and academies of Singapore, India, UK and USA.

His academic leadership includes University Vice-President (Research Strategy); Dean of Faculty of Engineering; Director of NUS Enterprise; Director of NUS Industry Liaison Office; Director of NUS Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Initiative, NUSNNI; and Founding Chairman of Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore, SERIS.